|Lesson Title:||Figurative Language in Non-Fiction|
|Curriculum Area:||English Language Arts|
|Technology Strand:||Keyboard Util./Desktop Pub./Word Processing|
|Essential Question:||How do I identify figurative language in a non-fiction selection?|
|Activity Summary||Using a non-fiction selection, students will identify figurative language types and examples.|
4.02 Develop (with limited assistance) and apply appropriate criteria to evaluate the quality of the communication by:
Keyboard Util./Desktop Pub./Word Processing
3.05 Select and use WP/DTP features/functions to develop, edit/revise, and publish documents/assignments
1. Teacher downloads and prints out a copy of the Figurative_Language_Terms.doc file.
2. Teacher cuts out and pastes these individual terms on an index card. At the beginning of the class, students will be given an index card with a type of figurative language written on it.
3. In the computer lab, students will pair up to create a Microsoft Word document showing an example and illustration of the figurative language type written on their index cards.
4. Pairs will have 10 minutes to create their Word documents.
5. Students will then print a hard copy of their original documents.
6. Finally, students will display their "example posters" around the room for the class to review. There will be multiple examples depending on class size.
|Detailed Technology Instructions:|
|Cognitive Teaching Strategies|
1. Download and print enough copies of the Three_Two_One.doc for the class.
2. Distribute these worksheets to the students.
3. Students will complete the worksheet filling in the following information:
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Microsoft Word Files
|Re-teaching and Enrichment Activities|
|Jamestown Middle, Data last modified: 5/25/2006|